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Questions

  1. What does it take to upgrade my 486 to an AMD 5x86-133 processor (X5)?
  2. What does it take to upgrade my 486 to a Cyrix 5x86 processor (M1sc)?
  3. What does it take to upgrade my 486 to a Pentium OverDrive processor (P24T)?
  4. Upgrading with the AMD K5 (SSA5/5k86).
  5. Upgrading with the AMD K6, K6-2 (Chompers), and K6-III (Sharptooth).
  6. Upgrading with the AMD Athlon and Sempron (K7/K75/Thunderbird/Palomino/Thoroughbred/Barton/Thorton) and Duron (Spitfire/Morgan/Applebred).
  7. Upgrading with the AMD Athlon 64 (Clawhammer/Sledgehammer/San Diego/Newcastle/Winchester/Venice/Orleans/Lima), Athlon 64 FX (Sledgehammer/San Diego/Toledo/Windsor), Athlon 64 X2 (Manchester/Toledo/Windsor/Brisbane), Athlon X2 (Kuma), and Sempron (Paris/Palermo/Manila/Sparta).
  8. Upgrading with the AMD Athlon II X2 (Regor), Athlon II X3 (Rana), Athlon II X4 (Propus), Phenom X3/X4 (Toliman/Agena), Phenom II X2 (Callisto), Phenom II X3 (Heka), Phenom II X4 (Deneb), Phenom II X6 (Thuban), FX (Zambezi/Vishera), and Sempron (Sargas).
  9. Upgrading with the AMD A-series (Llano/Trinity/Richland/Kaveri), C-series (Ontario), and E-series (Zacate) APUs
  10. Upgrading with the Cyrix/IBM 6x86 (M1) and 6x86L (M1L).
  11. Upgrading with the Cyrix/IBM 6x86MX (M2).
  12. Upgrading with the IDT Winchip (C6) and Winchip-2 (C6Plus).
  13. Upgrading with the Intel Pentium Classic (P54C).
  14. Upgrading with the Intel Pentium with MMX (P55C).
  15. Upgrading with the Intel Pentium OverDrive (P5T/P54CT/P54CTB/P6T).
  16. Upgrading with the Intel Pentium Pro (P6).
  17. Upgrading with the Intel Pentium II (Klamath/Deschutes) and Pentium III (Katmai/Coppermine/Coppermine-T/Tualatin).
  18. Upgrading with the Intel Celeron (Covington/Mendocino/Coppermine-128/Tualatin/Willamette/Northwood/Prescott/Cedar Mill/Conroe-L/Conroe/Sandy Bridge-DT/Ivy Bridge M-2/Haswell).
  19. Upgrading with the Intel Pentium 4 (Willamette/Northwood/Prescott/Cedar Mill), Pentium D (Smithfield/Presler), and Pentium Extreme (Gallatin/Prescott 2M/Smithfield/Presler).
  20. Upgrading with the Intel Pentium (Conroe/Wolfdale), Core 2 Duo (Allendale/Conroe/Wolfdale), and Core 2 Extreme (Conroe/Kentsfield/Yorkfield/Harpertown).
  21. Upgrading with the Intel Pentium (Clarkdale/Sandy Bridge-DT/Ivy Bridge/Haswell), Core i3 (Clarkdale/Sandy Bridge-DT/Ivy Bridge/Haswell), Core i5 (Clarkdale/Lynnfield/Sandy Bridge-DT/Ivy Bridge/Haswell), Core i7 (Bloomfield/Lynnfield/Sandy Bridge-DT/Sandy Bridge E/Ivy Bridge/Haswell/Devil's Canyon), and Core i7 Extreme (Bloomfield/Gulftown/Sandy Bridge E/Ivy Bridge E).
  22. Upgrading with the Rise mP6.
  23. Upgrading with the VIA Cyrix-III (Samuel) and C3 (Samuel 2/Ezra).
  24. Aren't there adapters that can fit newer processors into older motherboards?


Answers

  1. What does it take to upgrade my 486 to an AMD 5x86-133 P-75 processor (X5)?

  2. What does it take to upgrade my 486 to a Cyrix 5x86 processor (M1sc)?

  3. What does it take to upgrade my 486 to a Pentium OverDrive processor (P24T)?

  4. Upgrading with the AMD K5 (SSA5/5k86).

  5. Upgrading with the AMD K6, K6-2 (Chompers), and K6-III (Sharptooth).

  6. Upgrading with the AMD Athlon and Sempron (K7/K75/Thunderbird/Palomino/Thoroughbred/Barton/Thorton) and Duron (Spitfire/Morgan/Applebred)

  7. Upgrading with the AMD Athlon 64 (Clawhammer/Sledgehammer/San Diego/Newcastle/Winchester/Venice/Orleans/Lima), Athlon 64 FX (Sledgehammer/San Diego/Toledo/Windsor), Athlon 64 X2 (Manchester/Toledo/Windsor/Brisbane), Athlon X2 (Kuma), and Sempron (Paris/Palermo/Manila/Sparta)

  8. Upgrading with the AMD Athlon II X2 (Regor), Athlon II X3 (Rana), Athlon II X4 (Propus), Phenom X3/X4 (Toliman/Agena), Phenom II X2 (Callisto), Phenom II X3 (Heka), Phenom II X4 (Deneb), Phenom II X6 (Thuban), FX (Zambezi/Vishera), and Sempron (Sargas)

  9. Upgrading with the AMD A-series (Llano/Trinity/Richland/Kaveri), C-series (Ontario), and E-series (Zacate) APUs

  10. Upgrading with the Cyrix/IBM 6x86 (M1) and 6x86L (M1L).

  11. Upgrading with the Cyrix/IBM 6x86MX (M2).

  12. Upgrading with the IDT Winchip (C6) and Winchip-2 (C6Plus).

  13. Upgrading with the Intel Pentium Classic (P54C).

  14. Upgrading with the Intel Pentium with MMX (P55C).

  15. Upgrading with the Intel Pentium OverDrive (P5T/P54CT/P54CTB/P6T)

  16. Upgrading with the Intel Pentium Pro (P6)

  17. Upgrading with the Intel Pentium II (Klamath/Deschutes) and Pentium III (Katmai/Coppermine/Coppermine-T/Tualatin)

  18. Upgrading with the Intel Celeron (Covington/Mendocino/Coppermine-128/Tualatin/Willamette/Northwood/Prescott/Cedar Mill/Conroe-L/Conroe/Sandy Bridge-DT/Haswell)

  19. Upgrading with the Intel Pentium 4 (Willamette/Northwood/Prescott/Cedar Mill), Pentium D (Smithfield/Presler), and Pentium Extreme (Gallatin/Prescott 2M/Smithfield/Presler)

  20. Upgrading with the Pentium (Conroe/Wolfdale), Intel Core 2 Duo (Allendale/Conroe/Wolfdale), and Core 2 Extreme (Conroe/Kentsfield/Yorkfield/Harpertown).

  21. Upgrading with the Intel Pentium and Core i3/i5/i7 (Clarkdale/Lynnfield/Bloomfield/Gulftown/Sandy Bridge-DT/Sandy Bridge E/Ivy Bridge/Ivy Bridge E/Haswell/Devil's Canyon/Haswell E).

  22. Upgrading with the Rise mP6.

  23. Upgrading with the VIA Cyrix III (Samuel) and C3 (Samuel 2/Ezra).

  24. Aren't there adapters that can fit newer processors into older motherboards?


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